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Off-the-Clock Cases Stumble

In virtually every case, so-called off-the-clock disputes come down to the situations of individuals rather than classwide conduct. An employee may claim that a night supervisor told them not to record time after midnight. An individual employee may construe criticism that they are working too slowly as an admonition not to record time. Employees may … Continue Reading

Court Decertifies Collective Action Arising Out of “Auto-Deduct” for Meal Breaks

Many employees, particularly professionals or paraprofessionals, prefer not to be bothered with “punching” in and out for their shifts or, more particularly, when they take a meal or a simple 15-minute break.  Tracking such punches is also an administrative hassle for the employer.  So, the solution for many employers is simply an auto-deduct policy.  If … Continue Reading